Thomastown

The Upper Paddock Biodiversity Garden, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
Around Carlow
County Kilkenny

The Upper Paddock Biodiversity Garden, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

After visiting magnificent Jerpoint Abbey driving through the town of Thomastown I noticed this lovely place tucked away in what is locally known as the Upper Paddock. The Upper Paddock is a biodiversity garden which is open to the public everyday from 10am – dusk. It is situated in the northeast corner of The Quay […]

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Around Carlow
County Kilkenny

Grennan Castle, Co. Kilkenny

Thomastown historically known as Grennan is a town in County Kilkenny. This is where the ruins of a medieval fortified Grennan Castle is located. I stopped to see this castle. Because it is like Carlow Castle date between 1207 and 1213. So the very first of its kind in Ireland. Grennan Castle dates from around […]

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